How to add a facebook activity feed to your website?

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Hi,
I've added twitter feeds to websites before and understand conceptually what that is (just shows tweets from a particular user or that have mentions of that user). But now I have a client asking for a facebook activity feed -- which I think means they want to show items from their "facebook wall" on the website. But I can't seem to find a straightforward explanation anywhere of how this can be done (on any website, not just concrete5), which leads me to believe that Facebook doesn't have something like this?

I found this post from a while ago -http://www.concrete5.org/community/forums/usage/facebook-feed-on-a-... - but the instructions appear to be outdated.

I've also reached out to the developers of some two marketplace addons that seem to be related to facebook but never heard back from them (tsk tsk).

So if anyone can point me in the right direction, it would be much appreciated.

Thanks!

jordanlev
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Adreco replied on at Permalink Reply
Adreco
Hey Jordan,
Have you checked out any of the existing options at Facebook's developers site? http://developers.facebook.com/docs/guides/web/...

Haven't gone through it all myself but maybe something is helpful there :-)

Adrian
jordanlev replied on at Permalink Reply
jordanlev
Thanks for the tip. I guess the exact thing I'm looking for doesn't exist, because on that page you like to it says:

"Once you have included the Like Button into your site, you can use other Social Plugins to turn those user interactions into more engaging experiences throughout your site. You can use the Activity Feed Plugin to show users a stream of the recent likes and comments from their friends on your site."

So I need to have a like button in order for that to work? (Probably not a big deal). But also, it only shows "recent likes and comments from their friends on your site", as opposed to content that the client has posted to their own facebook wall (or whatever it's called these days)?

I suppose this is more of a "how does facebook work" question than a technical one.

Thanks!
Adreco replied on at Permalink Best Answer Reply
Adreco
There's more info branching off that page Jordan. I believe using Facebook's Graph API ( http://developers.facebook.com/docs/reference/api/... ) to create a feed is the direction to go? If you don't have a developers account with Facebook, its free to set one up. This may give you access to more resources than you're spotting now. Also, I spotted this on StackOverflow http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4163858/how-to-show-my-facebook-...

Hope this helps
jordanlev replied on at Permalink Reply
jordanlev
That StackOverflow question had a link to this jquery plugin which displays a user's wall:
http://www.neosmart.de/social-media/facebook-wall...

...which is *exactly* what I was looking for.

Thank you!
TinyGiant replied on at Permalink Reply 1 Attachment
TinyGiant
Not sure if you've found the answer yet, but I was just looking into this very thing this morning at the link below. I've attached the page's contents in a .txt file just in case you can't view it as a non-facebookee.

http://developers.facebook.com/docs/reference/plugins/activity/...
TinyGiant replied on at Permalink Reply 1 Attachment
TinyGiant
Not sure if you've found the answer yet, but I was just looking into this very thing this morning at the link below. I've attached the page's contents in a .txt file just in case you can't view it as a non-facebookee.

http://developers.facebook.com/docs/reference/plugins/activity/...
Pritam replied on at Permalink Reply
Pritam
Here's a similar thing available as a module for Prestashop

http://webindoshop.com/61-prestashop-recaptcha-contact-form.html...

Just click on the Facebook tab in the left on the above link and the Facebook feed slides out.